The birth of the clinic: an archaeology of medical perception

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Pantheon Books, Jul 12, 1973 - Medical - 215 pages
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This Foucault monograph charts the emergence of what we might call "scientific medicine" across the eighteenth century, a way of seeing the body that is more rational and systematic than what came ... Read full review

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My knowledge of the history of medical theory is practically non-existent, and I'm embarrassed to say that I know next to nothing about the French Revolution, so large sections of this book didn't ... Read full review


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